Battalion Deputy Commander

Unit: 17th Separate Guards Motorized Rifle Brigade, 58th Combined Arms Army, Southern Military District

On February 16, 2023, near the village of Novopokrovka, Zaporozhye region, during a mortar attack, while on the front line, Yuri died.

Cargo ID: #743

Call Sign: "Mordvin" (Мордвин)

English Name: Yuri Alexandrovich Arkhipov

Russian Name: Архипова Юрия Александровича

Date of Birth: June 4, 1985 (age: 37 years)

Place of Birth: Romodanovo, Republic of Mordovia, Russia

Education: Kazan Higher Military Command School (graduated with honors)

Awards: Medal "For Military Merit", Medal "For Service in the Caucasus", Medal "Participant in Hostilities in the North Caucasus", Medal "Participant in the Counter-Terrorist Operation in the Caucasus", Order "For Services to the Fatherland" 2nd Class, Order of Courage (ph.)

Previous Service: Chechnya, Georgia (2008)

In March of 2022, he was wounded in the arm, but risking his life, he did not leave the place of shelling, put on a tourniquet and continued to fight. Only after the settlement was liberated, he was taken to the hospital, where he underwent a complex operation on the elbow joint. After being wounded with a needle in his hand, Yuri returned to his unit again, and in September 2022, with the mobilized, he again went to the war zone.